Category: Barstow

Barstow’s population was 21,119 at the 2000 census. Barstow is located 55 miles (89 km) north of San Bernardino.

Barstow is a major transportation center for the Inland Empire Metropolitan Area. Several major highways including Interstate 15 and Interstate 40 converge in the city. It is the site of a large rail classification yard, belonging to the BNSF Railway. The Union Pacific Railroad also runs through town on trackage rights on BNSF’s main line to Daggett 10 miles (16 km) east, where it heads to Salt Lake City, then the BNSF heads to Chicago. It is about 62 miles (100 km) to Baker, California and 111 miles (179 km) to Primm, Nevada.

Barstow is home to Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow and is the closest city to Fort Irwin Military Reservation.

Deputy DA Honored For Work With At-Risk Children

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– – Deputy District Attorney Agnes Murray was recognized today at the 14thAnnual “Shine a Light” on Child Abuse Awards Breakfast for her work with at-risk children in San Bernardino County. The annual event, hosted by Children’s…

Orme Outreach To Senior Citizens

By Staff Reports (Phelan)– —First District Supervisor candidate Michael Orme attended the Tri-Community Senior Health Fair at Serrano High School on March 22nd. “This is a good example of how the county can work with local communities and non-profits to…

“A Better Way” Addresses Teen Dating Violence

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–February was National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.   To bring awareness to this issue and educate our youth “A Better Way” sponsored a “Creative Messaging Poster Contest.”   The winners are: 1st Place:          Hailey Phelan                         …